We never have perfect relationships with others. We might find that we can discuss sports or the weather with some acquaintances, but any more substantive topics get us into trouble. Continue reading Human Relationships on a Sliding Scale
Pamela Druckerman’s recent NY Times op-ed, “An American Neurotic in Paris,” (Nov. 27, 2013) briefly describes the author’s sense of assimilating in a foreign land. Continue reading Are We Ever at Home?
I know of know better statement of Stoic philosophy than what follows—the 3rd maxim by which Descartes lived his life. It is truly a piece of wisdom. Three very long sentences but they are worth continual re-reading. Continue reading Descartes Third Maxim